Levels of Excellence
The 4 R Kids Early Childhood Area Board is committed to continuous improvement and implements the Levels of Excellence system set by Early Childhood Iowa. Levels of Excellence includes seven criteria with required/optional standards to meet best practices and state requirements for Early Childhood areas. The system is the method by which a local area board is designated to receive funding, and it includes four outcome levels of probation, compliant, quality, and model. Click on this link to access more information on Levels of Excellence.
The 4 R Kids Early Childhood Iowa Area Board went the through the Levels of Excellence and received Model status starting July 1, 2014. By receiving this status the board will receive cash assistance to pay for financial audit costs of up to $2500 per year for five years, a laptop computer and funding flexibility. Click on this link to see the 4Rkids LOE Status Award notice.